Category Archives: My Creative Pieces

Design Play: Exercise 5 – Textures – Part 2

‘Other World’ Print Plates In my post of 18th January I looked at both internal and external textures with a view to planning my Other World project print plates.  The aim is to produce several small prints to be mounted … Continue reading

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2019 02 15 Image of the week

A couple of weeks ago I posted, as my image of the week, a computer generated image of my initial exploration into my theme of Other World.  The prints are slowly developing and this week I’ve chosen a ghost monoprint … Continue reading

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2019 02 05 Image of the week

Nature, monoprint by Claire B

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2019 01 28 Image of the week

Continuing working with design play exercise 5 I chose one of the images and explored what I could achieve using Photoshop CS6.  I’ve never had much in the way of formal training on Photoshop but have used on-line help, forums … Continue reading

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Design Play: Exercise 5 – Collecting textures – Part 1

Goal: To create a resource of both found and self-created textures for future reference and to stimulate ideas. I’m planning my next print project which will involve producing prints from textural collagraphs and as I have fairly specific imagery in … Continue reading

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Natural Dyeing with Kirsten Ingemar

5 days natural dyeing at Sturt summer school  was an enjoyable way to start the new year. The course was interesting although I already knew much of what was taught.  I went for several reasons; I’ve never really had a … Continue reading

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Design Play: Exercise 3 – Final design & prints

The goal: To turn solid shapes into line drawings, create variations on the theme and translate these into a workable design to print. Stage 1 of this exercise started by using photos of Walking Irises in my garden.  I developed … Continue reading

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